Network Engineer Apprentice

QA

Apply From: 14th of August 2019
Application Deadline:
Salary: £17000.00 per year
Start Date: 14th of August 2019

Employer description: 

Nuvias Group is redefining international, specialist IT distribution. Working across EMEA, we have created a platform to deliver a consistent, high value, service-led and solution-rich proposition ready for the new world of technology supply. This allows partner and vendor communities access to exceptional business support that enables new standards of channel success. 

Nuvias was born from cyber security specialist and award-winning, value added distributor, Wick Hill; advanced networking specialist and award-winning EMEA distributor, Zycko; and SIPHON Networks, an award-winning Unified Communications integrator for the channel. All three companies have proven experience in providing innovative technology solutions from world-class vendors, and delivering exceptional market growth. 

Job overview: 

1st and 2nd Line Support - You will be the pathway and the initial contact for any issues and problems encountered by our users. You must possess excellent all round skills in information & communication technology environments. 

Ticket Management - Taking required action for tickets and incidents raised as they are logged, either by our internal helpdesk system or in person. You will need to identify, prioritise and action all received alerts and log any incidents. 

Telephone management - Handling calls in a timely professional manner. Prioritising your work is essential in what will be a fast-paced environment within a small team. 

Main role and Responsibilities:

  • Initial analysis of PC, Network, Hardware and Software incidents (includes liaising with 3rd party companies)
  • Manage the lifecycle of all incidents
  • Fulfil service requests following internal processes/procedures to guarantee consistency and quality of service
  • Conduct regular checks of all workplace services to ensure systems are running smoothly
  • Provide excellent customer service & communication skills
  • Identify and help drive forward improvements in customer satisfaction
  • You will be expected to complete all elements of the apprenticeship program, which will involve some self-study. 

Desired skills: 

Essential: 

  • Knowledge of Windows Client Operating Systems (both client and server) 
  • Knowledge of Networking (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS) including Wireless LANS 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

Ideal: 

  • Experience of working in a service desk/support services environment 
  • Knowledge of IOS / OSX / Apple device administration (MAC, iPad, iPhone) 
  • Knowledge of Hardware support - Desktop, Laptops, Handhelds & Printers 

Additional Information: 

You must be prepared to attend any of the business offices to work therefore you must have the ability to travel (driving licence and own car would be ideal, but are not essential) 

Desired qualifications: 

  • 3 GCSE’s or equivalent at A- C plus Maths and English at D, plus An A level in ICT 
  • Or An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT 
  • Or Level 3 Apprenticeship in a similar subject or BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits) 

Working week:  

Monday to Friday, 

9.00am -5.00pm, 

We also work extended day shifts across some sites, so you must be flexible in approach and prepared to work alternate hours as required. 

Salary:  

£15,000 - £17,000 per annum. 

Future prospects: 

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, there is a possibility of full-time employment. 

Important Information: 

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years. 

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